Cottrell Essay Prize for Medicine and Veterinary Medicine 2021

Cottrell Essay Prize for Medicine and Veterinary Medicine 2021

Cottrell Essay Prize for Medicine and Veterinary Medicine 2021

About Cottrell Essay Prize for Medicine and Veterinary Medicine 2021

The Prize:

 

As a College we aim to tackle the pressing issues of the twenty-first century, and we have designed this year’s questions to get to the heart of the most important issues affecting Medicine and Veterinary Medicine during this extraordinary time.

 

Students in year 12 (or equivalent) attending schools/colleges in the UK and overseas are invited to choose one question from either Medicine and Veterinary and submit an essay of between 1,000-1,500 words by the 31st May.

 

We are offering one £100 first prize and two £50 second place prizes in both Medicine and Veterinary Medicine. Both Medicine and Veterinary Medicine will also have an unlimited number of highly commended prizes available.

 

The questions can be found below:

 

Medicine:

 

1) What lessons should public health services learn from the Covid-19 pandemic?

2) Should vaccinations be compulsory?

3) The Covid-19 pandemic and climate change demonstrate the importance of the concept of ‘one health’. Do you agree?

4) The Government is planning to modernise the Mental Health Act. How should clinical expertise be balanced with an increased emphasis on service user autonomy and choice?’

 

Veterinary Medicine:

 

1) ‘Brachycephalic dogs spend their entire lives struggling to breathe. Their popularity is regrettable and their breeding should be strictly regulated.’ Discuss.

2) Assess the positives and negatives of the ‘lockdown puppies’ phenomenon.

3) The Covid-19 pandemic and climate change demonstrate the importance of the concept of ‘one health’. Do you agree?

4) The veterinary profession has a high incidence of mental illness. What factors might contribute to this? How might the situation be improved?

5) What makes a ‘dangerous dog’? Discuss in a critical fashion the Dangerous Dog Act and the role of the veterinary surgeon in its concept.

 

Interested in entering?

 

All completed entries, including teacher verification, must be received by no later than midnight on 31st May 2021. For full details and our entry form, please see our guidance document. We aim to confirm results by the 30th June 2021.

 

Deadlines

 

The deadline for all completed submissions is midnight on the 31st May. This includes teacher verification. We aim to confirm results by the 30th June.

 

If you have any questions or concerns about the above then do not hesitate to contact our Outreach Officer Caitlin Law on Outreach(at)lucy.cam.ac.uk

 

For more details and Application Process refer the Official Website :

 

Other Awards and Competitions In India

 

 The Leaders For Tomorrow National Essay Writing Competition

15
May
 

The Leaders For Tomorrow National Essay Writing Competition

Eligibility : National Essay Writing Competition for High School Students (class 8 to class 12)

Last Date : 15.05.2021

 The Presidential Award of Certificate

15
May
 

The Presidential Award of Certificate

Last Date for nomination : 15.05.2021

 Aryabhatta National Maths Competition 2021

20
May
 

Aryabhatta National Maths Competition 2021

All India Council For Technical Skill Development (AICTSD) & IIT Bombay Alumni

Last Date : 20.05.2021

 The Global Peace Photo Award 2021

23
May
 

The Global Peace Photo Award 2021

Last Date : 23.05.2021

Your Response on Cottrell Essay Prize for Medicine and Veterinary Medicine 2021

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Get Timely alerts for Scholarships, Fellowships , Awards and Competitions, Internships  through SMS / Email / Whatsapp Join with US